Community Engagement with LRT Central Corridor

The planning stage of the Light Rail Central Corridor which will connect St. Paul and Minneapolis is well underway. Presented is an update from the community's perspective on where this project stands.

Sarah Gerdes is a senior, double majoring in Oral Communications and Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity at the College of St. Catherine. Sarah was a research intern with the KFAI News Department this fall in conjunction with her course entitled Rhetoric, Civic Participation and Social Justice. She decided to use the topic of community concerns surrounding the LRT Central Corridor project in order to look at the effect that civic engagement has on policy decisions.